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The Half-Circle Exercise

With Buck Brannaman This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.27 I learned this exercise by watching people get taken advantage of by horses. This...

The Definition of “On the Bit”

Written by Dr. Max Gahwyler and Bettina Drummond This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.6 There is no other statement used so often in...

The Biggest Schooling Arena 40 Things to Do on a Casual...

Written by Sylvana Smith This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.5  "What did you work on today?" asked a friend, who knew I’d volunteered...

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Horsemanship Skills

Lean How to Ride a Half-Halt – Using an Ordinary Blood...

Written by Wendy Murdoch Have you ever heard the term half-halt and wondered what it meant? Have you wondered how to ride a half-halt? Maybe...

I Wish I Were in Africa

For Visual Learners

Build Your Confidence

Using Natural Obstacles

With Ty Weber Short days and unpredictable weather can make for inconsistent riding in the winter and early spring. This lack of riding coupled with...

Catching Up on Rope Exposure

With Bryan Neubert At a recent clinic Bryan demonstrated how he might get a colt used to a rope touching him on the hind legs...

Words of Wisdom from Ray Hunt

Written by EHC This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.16 “I have spent most of my life around horses. When I was growing...

Tracks in The Snow

Written by Bryan Neubert "I don’t know about you, but for me I often had a lot of trouble leaving our yard for the first...

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